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The Resource Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life, Anne Lamott

Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life, Anne Lamott

Label
Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life
Title
Bird by bird
Title remainder
some instructions on writing and life
Statement of responsibility
Anne Lamott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anne Lamott recounts her personal experiences to reveal her writing techniques and how she overcomes obstacles that interfere with the writing flow. She offers concrete suggestions about character, plot, setting, and other topics of interest to writers. She also offers advice about how to navigate through the dark underbelly feelings of self-doubt, inadequacy, and jealousy that are inevitable parts of any writer's experience
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lamott, Anne
Dewey number
808/.02
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN147
LC item number
.L315 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authorship
  • Authorship
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • REFERENCE
  • Authorship
  • Kreatives Schreiben
  • Kreatives Schreiben
Label
Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life, Anne Lamott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Writing : Getting started ; Short assignments ; Shitty first drafts ; Perfectionism ; School lunches ; Polaroids ; Character ; Plot ; Dialogue ; Set design ; False starts ; Plot treatment ; How do you know when you're done? -- Part II. The writing frame of mind : Looking around ; The moral point of view ; Broccoli ; Radio Station KFKD ; Jealousy -- Part III. Help along the way : Index cards ; Calling around ; Writing groups ; Someone to read your drafts ; Letters ; Writer's block -- Part IV. Publication, and other reasons to write : Writing a present ; Finding your voice ; Giving ; Publication -- Part V. The last class
Control code
32132867
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books edition.
Extent
xxxi, 238 pages
Isbn
9780385480017
Lccn
95010225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780385480017
System control number
(OCoLC)32132867
Label
Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life, Anne Lamott
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 239)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Writing : Getting started ; Short assignments ; Shitty first drafts ; Perfectionism ; School lunches ; Polaroids ; Character ; Plot ; Dialogue ; Set design ; False starts ; Plot treatment ; How do you know when you're done? -- Part II. The writing frame of mind : Looking around ; The moral point of view ; Broccoli ; Radio Station KFKD ; Jealousy -- Part III. Help along the way : Index cards ; Calling around ; Writing groups ; Someone to read your drafts ; Letters ; Writer's block -- Part IV. Publication, and other reasons to write : Writing a present ; Finding your voice ; Giving ; Publication -- Part V. The last class
Control code
32132867
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor books edition.
Extent
xxxi, 238 pages
Isbn
9780385480017
Lccn
95010225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780385480017
System control number
(OCoLC)32132867

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